Create a search marketing strategy based on keyword density

Think of outreach as a brand awareness campaign for your most authoritative audience. When you’re browsing the web, the content you come across can come in a number of different flavors. Often, the nature of the content can tell you a little about the owner of the blog/website …

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Writing to a Specific Reading Level

Used by companies to promote their products and services, SEO has become a vital component in 21st Century business practices. SEO has the potential to promote companies, without having to pay anything extra for advertising – costs which we’re sure, all businesses would like to save on. Auditing an existing …

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Learning about Google algorithms

For advanced users, the information an analytics package provides, combined with data from your server log files, can provide even more comprehensive information about how visitors are interacting with your documents (such as additional keywords that searchers might use to find your site). If you’re curious how dominant a …

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Maybe long tail search will be a thing of the past

Thinking in terms of the search engine–who thinks in terms of the user–too many of these thin category pages (coupled with other forms of duplicate and thin content) can lead a site to be penalized. Broken links affect site experience, and, say it out loud, Google penalizes bad …

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Boost search engine rankings

Adding a single search bar to the top of a website, one which shows up on every page throughout that website, is a good way to allow users to search through a website for whatever particular content they want, whenever the urge to search hits them. Many site owners (particularly …

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We've reached a tipping point when it comes to page rank

In Google’s never-ending quest to find the most valuable websites for searchers, they will always work to make sure the pages that answer questions and provide unique information appear over those that do not. Don’t get hyper-focused on particular short-form keyword searches unless you’re convinced by overwhelming …

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Expand your link bait as necessary

Keep in mind that you must write for your readers, and not for Google’s spiders. Don’t do keyword stuffing. Auditing an existing site is one of the most important tasks that SEO professionals encounter. SEO is still a relatively new field,and many of the limitations of search …

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Add the URL’s of all your social profiles

You may have heard or been told “just write great content”. In fact, it is worth noting that more and more customers are asking full and specific questions rather than searching for a generalised topic. Bookmarking is the lesser known form of consuming information, and a supportive friend to SEOs …

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Run an SEO brainstorming session

Great content is certainly a crucial element to building a website that converts but it is far from the only thing you need to do. Thought and care should be given to social when formulating a search-program strategy. Google has over 200 factors to determine which sites should rank higher …

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Never underestimate the influence of web crawlers

The result was that all websites that previously were ranking #1 through this practice disappeared completely from search results. Thin content, however, will do the exact opposite and should be avoided at all costs. Write a description that would both inform and interest users if they saw your description meta …

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Taboos about site submissions that you should know

You want to make sure the pages of your website provide great value and are optimized for the keywords you want to rank for. Of course, it is important to have a mobile-friendly website as well. People’s bullshit meters are well calibrated. If you conduct business online, you need …

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To get fast rankings, you need duplication

Listening to industry experts and their predictions allows you to look for patterns (i.e., opportunity). Press releases do not carry anywhere close to the link juice they once did with humans or with search engines. Google's war on link spam puts some online businesses at risk of organic search …

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Defining Your Site’s Audience

If you have several reasons to explain why a product is the best option for your customer, you should use words like first of all, secondly and finally. Through organic search, you can reach potential customers at the very moment they are considering a purchase and provide them information exactly …

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Consider comment spam at the inception

While we don’t have official word from Google (we never do), a lot of industry experts are in agreement that Google builds an overall quality score for your website. Robots tags are directives that allow you to control how search engines crawl and index the content of your website …

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Here are lots of ways to develop seed lists

Blogging is about quality content. Well-written, interesting will find an audience regardless of how many SEO tips are employed. However, there is a difference between finding an audience and finding a targeted audience that is likely to convert based on your blog content. Metadata has become less important in SEO …

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Great ideas about nofollow links to share with your colleagues

Art meets science. The best domain name lookup tools go beyond your immediate enquiry and search for known popular keyphrase variants of your chosen phrase. “Social search” is an evolving term for the way in which search engines factor a user’s social network -- also referred to as social graph …

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Optimise your site, paying special attention to duplication

While the page meta data (page description and keywords) are not nearly as important as they used to be, they still count. Take advantage of them by putting your keyword or phrase there. Search Console shows your average position for each of the keywords you rank for and how many …

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Take care when dealing with content

f you are familiar with Google’s algorithm, you are aware that it is predicated based off of backlinks. This is simply a hyperlink on an external website that links back to your website. Come up with topics you can turn into comprehensive guides or tutorials. Though some desktop SEO …

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Make comment spam your centre of attention

Google Trends provide clean and reliable results for the popularity of keywords and phrases. There is no evidence that adding a lot of content at one time can hurt a site if the content is of high quality. This also allows Google to make tens of billions per year on …

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Types of site changes brought on by link research

Mobile SEO is a challenge for digital marketers. The screen being small and of low resolution hinders searches from scrolling down to the bottom of a page, let alone be going to the next page. Search engines use the notion of citation index to evaluate the number and quality of …

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Bucket brigades based on user generated content

Links within long-form, evergreen content are also more valuable than links in short, news-based posts. In the early days of SEO, it was the quantity, not quality of links that mattered. “Link building” consisted of mass spamming and buying of links, online directory submissions, building bad links, mass commenting on …

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Using traffic estimation tools in conjunction with ROI

It should be clearly understood that the purpose for Press release is to share some newsworthy content about your product, brand or company with the interested and intended parties. It should be considered more of a branding or credibility tool more than a tool for building links. Doing a yearly …

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Make bounce rates your centre of attention

Backlinks are commonly referred to as one of the top factors Google uses in deciding what sites to show in a search result. In short, content flagged as “thin” is not inherently bad; however, it is almost always less valuable to visitors as unique, carefully written content. Set mobile page …

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Its all about dynamic pages

In fact, there is a certain amount of value in simply appearing in search results for terms directly related to your business. it would make your website rank primarily in the initial pages of SERP, and provide reasonably good ROI. A social media following shows that the website has an …

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I bet you didn't know this about content

You wouldn’t want to put hours and hours of time into creating quality content for a keyword that doesn’t provide a good return on investment. More importantly, the people coming to your site are almost all qualified leads – they were searching for businesses like yours when they found …

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Can rankings make a huge difference to search engine optimisation?

A search term can be generic, broad, specific and long tail. The right content can attract the right users through your business funnel. Having more pages that are optimized for different keywords gives you increased opportunity for traffic. It doesn't necessarily mean more traffic, though, since it depends on how …

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Make scraping your centre of attention

Over the past couple of years, SEO has significantly changed as search engines get smarter. There is a huge difference between what SEO was five or two years ago and what it is today. There are numerous methods you can use to build links some are better for local SEO …

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Think like a human not a robot when it comes to nofollow links

Google’s Penguin 4.0 is now included in the core algorithm and is updated in real-time as of September 2016. Before this rollout, website owners waited years to recover rankings lost because of questionable SEO practices related to manipulating links. Article directories grant another space where a subscriber might …

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People still ask me about 301 redirects and its importance today

In an SEO scenario, Google likes to trust sites that have links from high quality, relevant sources. For example, large news websites don’t generally link to an untrusted source, nor do top quality industry blogs or university or .edu websites. If you're trying to get links from colleges, create …

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Using Google’s Disavow Tool

Link building has no single technical definition. If you ask me, I would say link building is doing your best to get high quality websites to link to you. However, a more standardized definition would go like this: Link Building involves acquiring hyperlinks from reputed and high quality websites. If …

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Create helpful and shareable content

Search Engine Optimization should start with creating and uploading content. This can include a lot of things but the most basic piece of content that you will use is articles. As a business owner, your ultimate SEO goal is to achieve high search rankings on the first page of Google …

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Why has web 2.0 been so popular?

Did you migrate from HTTP to HTTPS or are planning to do so? If so, it’s best to monitor after so you can gauge the impact on rankings and traffic. Remember that search engines evaluate each important page area or inbound link separately. As such, the title tag, meta-description …

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